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Birke, Fanos Mekonnen; Lemma, Mamusha; Knierim, Andrea – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2019
Purpose: This study examines how agricultural extension experts use Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) in extension organizations and how they perceive their usefulness for agriculture extension delivery in Ethiopia. Design/Methodology/approach: An exploratory case study was conducted on 'Agricultural Knowledge Centers' (AKCs) in four…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Males, Extension Agents, Case Studies
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Kahramanoglu, Recep; Aslan, Emre; Yilmaz, Islim Derya; Odabas, Ceyla; Tekerek, Suleyman; Oflaz, Okkes – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The aim of this study is to identify the target needs of preparatory classes for undergraduate programs which teach in foreign languages, in English. The differences between the target needs and the current level of the students constitute the subject of this study. The discrepancy model has been used as the need identification approach. In the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Engineering Education
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Yilmaz, Nihal Yildiz – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The aim of this research is to examine the effects of the General Geography lessons, which are taught by using place, based teaching activities, on the science process skills for classroom teacher candidates. A nested pattern, which is one of the mix method research patterns, is used for this research. The quasi-experimental design with pre-test…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Geography Instruction, Pretests Posttests, Science Process Skills
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Burdina, Gulnara M.; Krapotkina, Irina E.; Nasyrova, Liliya G. – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
When new advanced technologies showed up in the market, teacher's role in distance learning step further in its path to change. Teachers often fail to find what their purpose of acting among technologies is and what the method for teaching elementary school students online would be right. Considering student's need in communication with a teacher…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Elementary School Students, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship
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Catalán, Rosa Mª Jiménez; Fontecha, Almudena Fernández – English Language Teaching, 2019
English as a foreign language (EFL) is a global issue that extends to thousands of learners worldwide who share a similar classroom situation. However, researchers have often considered learners to have homogeneous linguistic profiles, overlooking the fact that EFL classrooms in primary and secondary education include learners with different…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development
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Roberts, Lindsay; Welsh, Megan E.; Dudek, Brittany – College & Research Libraries, 2019
Studies of transfer student success abound in higher education, yet few studies examine the role that academic libraries play in students' transitions. This study explores the academic library services offered to transfer students in Colorado through a survey of librarians. What are barriers to offering these services? How do library professionals…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, College Students, Transfer Students, Library Services
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Höft, Lars; Bernholt, Sascha; Blankenburg, Janet S.; Winberg, Mikael – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2019
The development of students' interest in school science activities, their understanding of central chemical concepts, and the interplay between both constructs across Grades 5-11 were analyzed in a cross-sectional paper-and-pencil study (N = 2,510, mean age 11-17 years). Previous empirical findings indicate that students' knowledge increases over…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Science Instruction, Chemistry, Case Studies
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Caven, Meg – Sociology of Education, 2019
Public education relies heavily on data to document stratified inputs and outcomes, and to design interventions aimed at reducing disparities. Yet despite the promise and prevalence of data-driven policies and practices, inequalities persist. Indeed, contemporary scholarship has begun to question whether and how processes such as quantification…
Descriptors: School Closing, Public Schools, Intervention, Equal Education
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Huang, Qiangru; Yue, Zhihao; Lin, Junqing; Zhang, Yangyi; Yuan, Shuang; Zhuang, Quan; Peng, Cheng – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2019
Undergraduate research (UR) refers to a series of scientific research activities for undergraduates. For the past few years in China, medical colleges and universities have increasingly attached importance on UR, aiming to provide undergraduates with better scientific research conditions, improve their understanding about scientific research and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries, Scientific Research, Case Studies
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Koch, Melissa; Lundh, Patrik; Harris, Christopher J. – Urban Education, 2019
This study contributes to the emerging research literature on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) support and persistence activities among urban teenage African American and Latina girls. We present three case studies of girls who participated in an afterschool STEM curriculum. Our within- and cross-case analyses focused on…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Academic Persistence, Case Studies, After School Programs
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Ledford, Jennifer R.; Barton, Erin E.; Severini, Katherine E.; Zimmerman, Kathleen N. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
The overarching purpose of this article is to provide an introduction to the use of rigorous single-case research designs (SCRDs) in special education and related fields. Authors first discuss basic design types and research questions that can be answered with SCRDs, examine threats to internal validity and potential ways to control for and detect…
Descriptors: Special Education, Research Methodology, Case Studies, Research Design
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Hult, Francis M.; Kelly-Holmes, Helen – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2019
A tailor shop located in Singapore's Chinatown is explored as a case of creative linguistic marketing practice, examining how such practice can be understood in relation to the interaction of local and global forces on the linguistic landscape. The shop uses a range of Scandinavian semiotic resources (language and artefacts) which for us, coming…
Descriptors: Creativity, Marketing, Clothing, Semiotics
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Thurlow, Crispin – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2019
In the way of commentary, I offer a brief, summative reflection on the complex, multifarious nature of people's semiotic engagements in and with space. Against the backdrop of three snapshot case studies, I suggest there are actually few neat boundaries to be drawn between the linguistic and non-linguistic, between the semiotic and the spatial,…
Descriptors: Semiotics, Case Studies, Creativity, German
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Barbosa-Ducharne, Maria; Marinho, Sylvie – Research on Social Work Practice, 2019
Purpose: The main goals were to determine the incidence of preadoption breakdown in Portugal, describe preadoptive parents' reasons for ending placement, compare intact/disrupted placements, and identify adoption disruption risk and protective factors. Method: A matched design involving a case file analysis of 71 disrupted and 71 intact…
Descriptors: Adoption, Risk, Placement, Child Behavior
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Harwood, Caitlin; Kaczmarek, Elizabeth; Drake, Deirdre – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
This study examined the role of companion canines in the lives of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Interviews were conducted with 11 mothers of children with ASD (aged 5-12) who owned a canine companion in a multiple case study methodology. Transcript analysis revealed the emergence of five major themes, namely; love and…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Animals, Therapy
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